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Research Project: Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation through the Management, Systematics, and Conservation of a Diversity of Bees

Location: Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

The roles of phenotypic plasticity and adaptation in morphology and performance of an invasive species in a novel habitat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jardaleza, M.G., Koch, J., Pearse, I., Ghalambor, C., Hufbauer, R.A. 2021. The roles of phenotypic plasticity and adaptation in morphology and performance of an invasive species in a novel habitat. Ecological Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.13087.

The invasion of Megachile policaris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) to Hawai‘i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., Tabor, J.A., Montoya-Aiona, K., Eiben, J. 2021. The invasion of Megachile policaris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) to Hawai‘i. Journal of Insect Science. 21(5). https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab065.

Genetic and usurpation data support high incidence of bumble bee nest invasion by socially parasitic bumble bee, Bombus insularis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koch, J., McCabe, L.M., Love, B.G., Cox-Foster, D.L. 2021. Genetic and usurpation data support high incidence of bumble bee nest invasion by socially parasitic bumble bee, Bombus insularis. Journal of Insect Science. 21(5). https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab063.

Identities, concentrations, and sources of pesticide exposure in pollen collected by managed bees during crop pollination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, K.K., Milbrath, M.O., Zhang, Y., Soehnlen, A., Baert, N., Mcart, S., Isaacs, R. 2021. Identities, concentrations, and sources of pesticide exposure in pollen collected by managed bees during crop pollination. Scientific Reports. 11(16857). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-96249-z.

Assessment of the vulnerability to pesticide exposures across bee species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmolke, A., Galic, N., Feken, M., Thompson, H., Sgolastra, F., Pitts Singer, T., Elston, C., Pamminger, T., Hinarejos, S. 2021. Assessment of the vulnerability to pesticide exposures across bee species. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 40(9):2640-2651. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.5150.

Neonicotinoid pesticides cause mass fatalities of native bumble bees: A case study from Wilsonville, Oregon, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, R., Strange, J.P., Koch, J., Jepsen, S., Stapleton, I. 2021. Neonicotinoid pesticides cause mass fatalities of native bumble bees: A case study from Wilsonville, Oregon, USA. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab059.

Ensemble models predict invasive bee habitat suitability will expand under future climate scenarios in Hawai‘i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabor, J.A., Koch, J. 2021. Ensemble models predict invasive bee habitat suitability will expand under future climate scenarios in Hawai‘i. Insects. 12(5). Article 443. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12050443.

Phylogeny, phenology, and foraging breadth of ashmeadiella (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murray, E., Evanhoe, L., Bossert, S., Geber, M.A., Griswold, T.L., McCoshum, S.M. 2021. Phylogeny, phenology, and foraging breadth of ashmeadiella (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Insect Systematics and Diversity. 5(3). https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixab010.

Reduction in the potential distribution of bumble bees (Apidae: Bombus) in Mesoamerica under different climate change scenarios: conservation implications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martinez-Lopez, O., Koch, J., Martinez-Morales, M., Navarrete-Gutierrez, D., Enriquez, E., Vandame, R. 2021. Reduction in the potential distribution of bumble bees (Apidae: Bombus) in Mesoamerica under different climate change scenarios: conservation implications. Global Change Biology. 27(9):1772-1787. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15559.

Ultraconserved element phylogenomics and biogeography of the agriculturally important mason bee subgenus Osmia (Osmia) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branstetter, M.G., Muller, A., Griswold, T.L., Orr, M.C., Zhu, C. 2021. Ultraconserved element phylogenomics and biogeography of the agriculturally important mason bee subgenus Osmia (Osmia). Systematic Entomology. 46(2):453-472. https://doi.org/10.1111/syen.12470.

Integrating UCE phylogenomics with traditional taxonomy reveals a trove of new world syscia species (Formicidae: Dorylinae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Longino, J.T., Branstetter, M.G. 2021. Integrating UCE phylogenomics with traditional taxonomy reveals a trove of new world syscia species (Formicidae: Dorylinae). Insect Systematics and Diversity. 5(2). Article ixab001. https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixab001.

First records, phenology, habitat, and host-plant associations of Macrotera opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) in Montana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delphia, C.M., Griswold, T.L. 2021. First records, phenology, habitat, and host-plant associations of Macrotera opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) in Montana. Journal of Melittology. (102):1-10. https://doi.org/10.17161/jom.i102.13700.

Partitioned gene-tree analyses and gene-based topology testing help resolve incongruence in a phylogenomic study of host-specialist bees (Apidae: Eucerinae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freitas, F.V., Branstetter, M.G., Griswold, T.L., Almeida, E.A. 2020. Partitioned gene-tree analyses and gene-based topology testing help resolve incongruence in a phylogenomic study of host-specialist bees (Apidae: Eucerinae). Molecular Biology and Evolution. 38(3):1090-1100. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msaa277.

Bees of the Genus Anthidium Fabricius, 1804 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthidiini) from China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ze-Qing, N., Feng, Y., Ascher, J.S., Kasparek, M., Orr, M.C., Griswold, T.L., Zhu, C. 2020. Bees of the Genus Anthidium Fabricius, 1804 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthidiini) from China. Zootaxa. 4867(1):001-067. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4867.1.1.

Diet breadth affects bacterial identity but not diversity in the pollen provisions of closely related polylectic and oligolectic bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothman, J.A., Cox-Foster, D.L., Andrikopoulos, C., McFrederick, Q.S. 2020. Diet breadth affects bacterial identity but not diversity in the pollen provisions of closely related polylectic and oligolectic bees. Insects. 11(9). Article 645. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11090645.

Bark beetle outbreak enhances biodiversity and foraging habitat of native bees in alpine landscapes of the southern Rocky Mountains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.S., Rhoades, P.R., Mann, A.J., Griswold, T.L. 2020. Bark beetle outbreak enhances biodiversity and foraging habitat of native bees in alpine landscapes of the southern Rocky Mountains. Scientific Reports. 10: Article 16400. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73273-z.

Neurotoxic alkaloid in pollen and nectar excludes generalist bees from foraging at death-camas, Toxicoscordion paniculatum (Melanthiaceae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J., Gardner, D.R., Weber, M. 2020. Neurotoxic alkaloid in pollen and nectar excludes generalist bees from foraging at death-camas, Toxicoscordion paniculatum (Melanthiaceae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 131(4):927-935. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolinnean/blaa159.

Biodiversity, community composition, and temporal variability of native bee populations in human-dominated land uses within the seasonally dry tropics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Phylogenomic and morphological reevaluation of the bee tribes Biastini, Neolarrini, and Townsendiellini (Hymenoptera: Apidae) with description of three new species of Schwarzia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bossert, S., Copeland, R.S., Sless, T.J., Brady, S.G., Danforth, B.D., Branstetter, M.G., Gillung, J., Straka, J. 2020. Phylogenomic and morphological reevaluation of the bee tribes Biastini, Neolarrini, and Townsendiellini (Hymenoptera: Apidae) with description of three new species of Schwarzia. Insect Systematics and Diversity. 4(6). https://doi.org/10.1093/isd/ixaa013.

Bee phenology is predicted by climatic variation and functional traits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stemkovski, M., Pearse, W.D., Griffin, S.R., Pardee, G.L., Gibbs, J., Griswold, T.L., Neff, J., Oram, R., Rightmyer, M.G., Sheffield, C., Wright, K., Inouye, B.D., Irwin, R.E. 2020. Bee phenology is predicted by climatic variation and functional traits. Ecology Letters. 23(11):1589-1598. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13583.

A brief review of monolecty in bees and benefits of a broadened definition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H. 2020. A brief review of monolecty in bees and benefits of a broadened definition. Apidologie. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-020-00785-y.

A new bee species of the subgenus Ceratina (Rhysoceratina) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from northernmost South America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Florez-Gomez, N.A., Griswold, T.L. 2020. A new bee species of the subgenus Ceratina (Rhysoceratina) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from northernmost South America. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. https://doi.org/10.22201/ib.20078706e.2020.91.3062.